PUNJAB PCS – Online Course
Punjab PCS Recruitment 2023:
PCS or Punjab Civil Services Exam is another important entrance test that candidates wait for. Once the candidate clears the examination, the chances of superior posts getting opened for candidates. Those who are willing to apply need to go through the details mentioned below about the Punjab Civil Services Exam 2023-22 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Result, etc
- Online Live Classes
- Limited Batch Size for More Personal Attention
- Affordable & Quality Education
- Personal Interaction with students
- Regular Doubt Clearing Sessions
- Preparation of Complete Syllabus of Prelims+ Mains+ Interview
- Complete Coverage of Current Affairs for Punjab Civil Services
- Special Focus on Essay Writing and Answer Writing
- Best Books and Study Material for PCS
- Test Series for PCS Prelims and Mains
- Limited Batch Size
- NCERTs, Subject (GS & CSAT) & Complete Tests for PCS Prelims & Mains
- Unlimited Access to Recorded Classes
- Newspaper Reading & Magazine Reading Sessions
- Highest Percentage of Results in the Region
- Regular Interaction with PCS Toppers
PUNJAB PCS PROCESS
Procedure and scheme for the Preliminary Examination:
The preliminary competitive examination will consist of two papers of 200 marks each and shall comprise of
objective type (multiple choice) questions. The detail is as follows:-
|SUBJECT||NO. OF QUESTIONS||MARKS FOR EACH QUESTION||TOTAL MARKS|
|PAPER I||General Studies||100||2||200|
Procedure and scheme for the Main Examination:
|Sr. No.||Paper||Max Marks|
|1||Punjabi (in Gurumukhi Script) Compulsory (of 10+2 Standard)||100|
|2||English Compulsory (of 10+2 standard)||100|
|3||Essay (Three Essays of 50 marks each)||150|
|4||General Studies Paper- (History. Geography and Society)||250|
|5||General Studies Paper-Il (Indian Constitution & Polity. Governance and International Relations)||250|
|6||General Studies Paper-III (Economy. Statistics and Security issues)||250|
|7||General Studies Paper-IV (Science & Technology, Environment. Problem Solving and Decision Making)||250|
PUNJAB PCS SYLLABUS
SYLLABUS OF PUNJAB STATE CIVIL SERVICES COMBINED COMPETITIVE PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION
Paper –I (General Studies)
1. Everyday Science:
States of matter, structure of atom, versatile nature of carbon. Acids, bases, salts, corrosion in metals, action of
Life on Earth – evolution, marine & terrestrial life. Human body and life processes, nutrition, disease – its causes
& prevention, infectious diseases, lifestyle diseases.
Public health initiatives, mother and child health, immunization & vaccination, HIV AIDS, TB, polio etc.
Force-laws of motion & gravitation, Archimedes principle. Energy – kinetic & potential.
Light – reflection & refraction – concepts and applications. Sound – propagation & reflection- concepts and
applications. Electric current – concepts and applications.
Computers and telecommunication – concepts and applications.
2. Environmental studies:
Composition and structure of the atmosphere. Solar system – heat balance & temperature.
Atmospheric circulation & weather system, water cycle.
Climate change – fossil fuels, greenhouse gases, renewable energy, clean development mechanism, carbon credits.
Water – oceans, rivers, glaciers, lakes, groundwater etc. Biodiversity & conservation.
Soil – types, crops, food chain etc. Pollution and toxicity etc.
3. Political theory & international order:
Basic concept of freedom, equality, social justice, rights & duties, citizenship, nationalism, secularism etc.
United Nations and its organs/agencies, other international organizations like the World Bank, IMF, WTO, EU,
G20, BRICS etc. and their role in the World peace, trade & development.
4. Indian polity:
Basic features, provisions, schedules of the Indian Constitution, key amendments.
Panchayati Raj. Elections – People’s Representation Act, electoral reforms. Rise of regionalism and coalition
politics. Armed challenges to the Indian state since independence.
5. History of India:
The Indus valley civilization.
The Aryan and the Vedic age. Jainism and Buddhism.
The Maurya Gupta periods.
Advent of Islam and Sultanate period (political, social & cultural). The Bhakti Movement.
The Mughals (political, social & cultural till Aurangzeb).
The coming of the European Powers and the advent of the British rule.
The Mutiny of 1857.
The British rule and the Indian National Movement (1857-1947)
The Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution in Europe. The American Revolution 1776.
The French Revolution 1789.
The Russian Revolution 1917.
World Wars I & II.
6. Indian Economy:
Indian economic development (1950-1991) – key economic policies, public sector dominance, bank
Five year plans – key goals and main achievements. Liberalisation, privatisation and globalisation era since 1991 – key policies, decisions and results.
Performance of Indian economy since 1991 – Growth, fiscal & revenue deficits, trade, commerce & balance of
payments, inflation, growth of service sector.
Key challenges and responses – agriculture and food security, industrialisation, poverty alleviation &
employment, rural & urban infrastructure, social sector – health, education etc.
Population – distribution, density, growth and comparison. Migration – types, causes and consequences.Human development. Human settlements. Land resources and agriculture.
Mineral and energy resources. Manufacturing industries.
Planning and sustainable development in India. Transport and communication.
Geographical perspective on selected issues and problems.
8. Current events of national and international importance.
Geographical and agro-climatic regions, rivers, water resources, sharing of waters, demographics, human
b) People, Society and Culture:
Major personalities in history of Punjab, religious movements, major religions & spiritual personalities, Punjabi
literature, folklore, performing arts, fine arts and crafts
Sufis, saints and gurus, Lodhis and Mughals, Sikh rulers, the British period, nationalist movement in Punjab,
Punjab in independent India.
Agriculture, animal husbandry, industrial & service sectors, major occupations, development & economic growth,
public finance (including central-state fiscal issues), public sector institutions, cooperatives etc.
Paper –II (Civil Services Aptitude Test)
1. Reading comprehension; Punjabi and English language comprehension, antonyms and synonyms, grammar and
2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills
3. Logical reasoning, analytical and mental ability
4. Basic numerical skills; numbers, magnitudes, percentages, numerical relation appreciation
5. Data analysis; Graphic presentations, charts, tables, spreadsheets.
Note: The topics listed in the syllabus are only indicative for the general guidance of the candidates and cannot be deemed as exhaustive list.
ELIGIBILITY FOR PUNJAB PCS
The candidate should possess a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized university or institution.
Without having passed the Matriculation Examination with Punjabi as one of the compulsory or elective subjects, or any other equivalent examination in Punjabi language, a candidate will not be eligible to appear in the Preliminary Competitive Examination.
AGE LIMIT FOR PUNJAB PCS
For Punjab PCS:
- The minimum age limit for applying for the PPSC exam is 21 years.
- The maximum age limit for applying for the PPSC exam is 37 years.
For Deputy Superintendent Police and Deputy Superintendent Jail)/ District Probation Officer (Grade-II):
- The minimum age limit is 21 years.
- The maximum age limit is 28 years.
SERVICES SELECTED UNDER PUNJAB CIVIL SERVICES
|Sr No.||Name of Post|
|1||Punjab Civil Service (Executive Branch)|
|2||Deputy Superintendent Police|
|4||Food Supply and Consumer Affairs Officer|
|5||Block Development & Panchayat Officer|
|6||Assistant Registrar Co-Operative Socities|
|7||Labour and Conciliation Officer|
|8||Employment Generation and Training Officer|
|9||Deputy Superintendent Jail)/ District Probation Officer (Grade-II)|
NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS IN PUNJAB PCS
Punjab PCS eligibility criteria for the number of attempts for the candidate has been given below:
|Sr. No||Name of Category||Max No. of Attempts|
A candidate’s attempt in the preliminary examination held in accordance with these rules counts as one attempt for the purposes of this regulation.
Ex-servicemen category candidates are permitted only four attempts at the Examination.
- Is CSAT Qualifying in Punjab PCS
- Is there any reservation for women in Punjab PCS
Mode of Classes: Offline Classroom classes
Test Series: Included
Visit: https://ppsc.gov.in/ to register for the Upcoming Punjab PCS